Research Articles

16 Jul 2020

Printed Sensors: A $3.6 Billion Market Driven by Diversity

When considering the prospects of an emerging technology, it is easy to make broad-brush claims. For example, stating that 'greater numbers of connected devices, commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT), will increase demand for printed sensors' seems an uncontroversial statement.
16 Jul 2020

The Fall and Rise of Metal Additive Manufacturing

There is little doubt that additive manufacturing will become a key enabling technology across a wide range of sectors. Over the past few years revenues have grown, notable new entrants have emerged, investments have been significant, and material portfolios broadened.
16 Jul 2020

How Gene Edited Crops Can Avoid Making the Same Mistakes as GMOs

Genetically modified (GM) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada.
Worldwide
16 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar 30 July - Smart Textiles: Market Trends

​A detailed list of over 60 different application areas which e-textile products have been developed for; Market data around current market size by product type and market sector; Overview of project/product maturity by application area; and Discussion of the best strategies and market forecasts for the sector into the next decade.
15 Jul 2020

Huge Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics

There are huge materials opportunities in emerging photovoltaics. Hear Dr Peter Harrop discuss the topic in this short presentation (9mins in length) sharing research from the new IDTechEx report, "Materials Opportunities in Emerging Photovoltaics 2020-2040". IDTechEx #IDTechExResearch #Photovoltaics #AdvancedMaterials #Solar #ElectricVehicles #PVMaterials #Perovskite
15 Jul 2020

How Will COVID-19 Diagnostic Technologies Evolve in the Post-Lockdown

While the COVID-19 outbreak continues to rise in some countries, many others have successfully brought down the number of daily new cases and reproduction number. European countries have loosened the general lockdown, such as Germany, Spain, and UK. Gone together with the quarantine are the huge daily COVID-19 testing numbers.
Worldwide
15 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar 29th July - Sensors in Turmoil

IDTechEx has reports on many types of sensors from vehicle RADAR to biosensors, printed to wearable. By popular request, an overview of all of them is now available, called "Sensors 2021-2041". Some of the research is shared in this webinar.
14 Jul 2020

Automotive Radar: Golden Era of Innovation and Growth

Radar uptake in vehicles will continue its increase, driven both by an increase in the number of adopting cars and by the radar content per vehicle. Both trends are driven by the increasing adoption of ADAS and will be sustained and strengthened in the longer term by the emergence of highly automated or autonomous driving.
Worldwide
14 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Thin, Flexible and Printed Batteries

28th July - From this webinar, you will learn: An introduction of thin, flexible and printed batteries; Common technologies applied in these batteries; Potential applications and special focus; and Current status and future opportunities
Worldwide
14 Jul 2020

Join the IDTechEx Webinar on Plastic Recycling Technologies

23rd July 2020 - The webinar includes: An overview of the state of plastic recycling; An introduction to the emerging technologies across the world of plastic recycling; and A discussion of the economics of plastic recycling technologies in view of global oil prices.
13 Jul 2020

New Materials Make Supercapacitors Better Than Batteries

A short (8min) presentation on how "New Materials Make Supercapacitors Better than Batteries", sharing some of the research from the new IDTechEx report, "Supercapacitor Materials and Formats 2020-2040".
10 Jul 2020

Key Sensor Trends as Industries Evolve

Robotics, automotive, energy and healthcare. Interview with Dr Peter Harrop on his new report: Sensors 2021-2041